Thursday, October 06, 2011

October Events - and a Giveaway

Foodie events going on in and around Baltimore this month. If you make it to the bottom of the post, you'll find details on a very cool giveaway.

RA Sushi brings back ONEHOPE:
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant in Harbor East will be offering a wine and sushi special to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation® (NBCF). From Saturday, Oct. 1 to Monday, Oct. 31, RA Sushi will donate 100 percent of the profits from the sale of the ONEHOPE Wine and Pink Roll combination to the Foundation. For more information, visit RA Sushi online at

Baltimore Beer Week
Starts today and runs through the 16th. There are several events during the course of the "week," including an Oktoberfest celebration at the Timonium Fairgrounds on the 8th and the Chesapeake Real Ale Festival at the Pratt Street Ale House on the 15th. For more information, go to

Gino Marchetti and Friends at Gino's
Meet former Baltimore Colts Gino Marchetti, Artie Donovan, Jim Mutscheller, and Tony Lenhart! They'll be on hand Sunday, October 9th, at the new Gino's at 8600 LaSalle Rd (corner of Joppa and LaSalle Rds.) in Towson, from 11-3 to sign autographs and memorabilia.

Taste of the Nation
On October 15th, Baltimore is participating in Taste of the Nation for the very first time. All proceeds go to end child hunger in the US. Tickets are available for purchase by calling 1-877-26-TASTE or visiting

VOLT ink
On Tuesday, October 18th, Top Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio will be hosting an early release party for their book, VOLT ink.: Recipes, Stories, Brothers, at Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick. There will be concession food provided by the Voltaggios, music by The Regal Beagles Yacht Rock Club Band and Blatant 80s, and a FACKA double header (adult co-ed kickball). Tickets are $8 for adults; children 12 and under can attend for free. For tickets, click here.

Speaking of Volt ink...Minxeats has one AUTOGRAPHED copy of the Voltaggio Brothers brand-spanking-new cookbook to GIVE AWAY to one lucky Minxeats reader. All you need to do is to leave a comment on this post. One winner will be chosen by random drawing.

Of course there are rules:
  • The winner will be contacted via e-mail, so make sure to include a valid e-mail address in your comment. If I can't contact you, you can't win.
  • Winners must be US residents and over 18 years of age.
  • Contest ends Tuesday, October 18th, at midnight.
  • The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received.
Good luck!

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